BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Apr 26, 2010 |
Thao and Mirah With the Most of All, a collaborative project by Mirah and Thao Nguyen of Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, first performed at this year's Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco. If you missed it, fear not because the duo will be hitting the road this summer! Taking turns performing each other's songs together, the collaboration breathes new life into already beloved songs. See dates below.
6-08 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
06-09 ... Read More
Friday is now twice as nice because MIA released a new track today called "Born Free." The sound is a slight departure from her earlier albums as it loses the drum-machine, beat produced sound, and instead opts for a punk-rock, fuzzed out riff and reverbed vocals. We love it!
M.I.A.- Born Free by FirstUp!
Her much awaited album is coming out June 29th of this year. This song will hold us over for a little while, but we'll be needing ... Read More
BY Intern Laura in Music Stuff on Apr 21, 2010 |
Ever since hearing about indie-pop outfit Twin Sister earlier in the year, I haven't gone many days without reading a new article or blog post about them. Whether talking about their new EP, Color Your Life, or their many shows (they were just on tour with Xiu Xiu and tUnE-YarDs), the New York based five piece has been garnering rave reviews from the likes of Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan. And for good reason. I had the chance to see them play (and ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure in Music Stuff on Apr 18, 2010 |
Have you ever watched a video of Kaki King playing guitar? It's kind of insane. Her fingers move so fast across the strings, and yet she makes it all look so easy breezy. I've spent the majority of my morning today listening to her fifth release, Junior, which Rounder Records released on April 13th, and it's really making me want to take up guitar lessons again. A little more rock than 2008's Dreaming of Revenge, this album opens with "The Betrayer" which ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Music Stuff on Apr 16, 2010 |
Above: Vockah Redu with Energizah and Shortee Whop
Critics and fans alike have been itching to hear something new in the Rap genre for years, and New Orleans has stepped up to the plate to deliver. Turns out that Louisiana has been a hip-hop incubator for the past decade; dotingly cultivating a set of grade-A chicks, dudes and chick-dudes. Well, the veritable golden egg has hatched and the artists of Sissy Bounce are shouting out, "I'm ready! And I'm tellin' ... Read More